Residing in the state of Michigan exposes us to a lot of news about drinking water problems lately. In fact, people outside of the state of Michigan, in the past would associate this location with popular places like Detroit, Grand Rapids or possibly even Traverse City. Now everyone just says “ are you by Flint?” Flint has gotten a lot of exposure due to the water problems the city has been having. Not to take anything away from Flint’s issues but there are quite a few other places in this …

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I have recently spent a lot of time trying to decide if I want to replace my trusty Garmin nuvi GPS with a newer model or simply join the rest of the world and use an app on my smartphone to get me to where I need to go. We are getting ready for our first RV road trip of the season and I have decided that it may be time to upgrade my GPS to something newer. Following hours of research and personal testing here are a few of …

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There is no better use of a smart phone’s wealth of information than when you are traveling. You can locate anything and learn everything if you just have the right apps loaded. Here is a list of the apps we find most useful when we travel. Most are completely free and a some cost a few bucks but in our opinion are worth every penny. Maps by Google (Google Play) (iTunes) – The Google Maps app for phones and tablets makes navigating your world faster and easier. Find the best spots in town …

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Not sure why people can’t seem to stay out of my personal space. Seems like everywhere I go people just have a need to invade my zone. It is like I have this orbit around me and these irritating little asteroids just keep zipping in and out of it. The other day we went over to Mackinac Island. As most of you are well aware, there are no cars allowed on the island. There are, however, tons of bicycles everywhere. As, like guns, I don’t believe that bikes are the …

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We have been out camping a few times now and our Bug Smacker has become a bit dirty. It really comes as no surprise. After all, that is why we call it our “bug smacker”. So I decided that it was time for our rig to take a bath. Over the winter I got a hold of some cleaning products from Bio-Kleen. I figured that now was a good time to put them to the test. These products are sold as American made, biodegradable cleaning products and claim to outperform …

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